Weigh-in meaning

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An official weighing of the participants in an athletic contest, such as in a boxing or wrestling match, in order to ensure that they weigh within the limits stipulated for the event.
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An official weighing in of a boxer, wrestler, jockey, etc., as before a contest.
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The process of determining a competitor's body weight prior to an event, especially to ensure it is within the weight restrictions.
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(intransitive with an indication of weight) To undergo a weigh-in.

Two days before the fight, the boxers weigh in with reporters watching.

His trailer weighed in lighter than it should have. He might have a leak.

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To subject to a weigh-in.

The had to weigh him in at the loading dock.

They weighed every third truck in to check for overweight violations.

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(intransitive, with "at") To weigh.

He weighs in at upwards of 250 pounds.

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(intransitive, idiomatic) To bring in one's weight, metaphorically speaking, to bear on an issue; frequently construed with on or with.

Everyone wanted to weigh in on what kind of car he should buy.

Everyone spoke freely, until the boss weighed in.

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